Nestled amid picturesque vineyards in the idyllic countryside of the famous Cape Winelands region, Franschhoek Country House is set in what was originally a perfumery and manor homestead in 1890.
This enchanting country guesthouse lies in the rolling hills surrounding the charming village of Franschhoek, only an hour from Cape Town, its location is ideal for a tranquil escape into the countryside.
The Franschhoek Country House & Villas comprises 14 luxury rooms and 12 Villa Suites. All rooms offer the features and facilities expected of a first-class hotel. Most of the rooms lead out onto a private balcony or patio with magnificent views. The Villa Suites are extremely luxurious and spacious – each 100m² in size. The villas each boast a fireplace, DVD player, individual satellite television, two air conditioners, two balconies and many more unexpected luxuries!
During the summer months, guests can laze beside one of two pools (one heated) with beautiful mountain vistas, visit the boutique wine farms in Franschhoek or stroll through the charming village founded by the French Huguenots. The manor's Monneaux restaurant, voted as one of South Africa’s top restaurants, has become renowned for its innovative contemporary French cuisine. Dining at the Franschhoek Country House is a delightful experience, with a là carte lunches served on the glorious terrace beside the stately fountain. Sumptuous dinners are served on a magnificent covered veranda, or in the refined dining room where guests enjoy understated sophistication and style.
The fine cuisine is delicately complemented by an impressive selection of locally produced wines, which can also be enjoyed in the intimate wine bar or fully-stocked wine cellar, as is fitting for a country manor in South Africa's premier wine growing region.
Attention to the finer details and friendly personalized service complete the luxurious experience at this charming country retreat.